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"...half a centimeter." I think you mean half a... 304 Views / 2 Replies  
"...half a centimeter." I think you mean half a millimetre.
Posted by alexkent, on Jul 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM, in Mac News
Misleading title. iOS8 brings full manual... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
Misleading title. iOS8 brings full manual controls to 3rd party apps, there is nothing 'near' about it.
Also, iOS is an operating system which is installed on the phone's flash memory, it is not...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 19, 2014 at 04:01 PM, in Mac News
haha, good joke. 283 Views / 1 Replies  
i hear apple is all about giving up control of key parts of their systems to other people!
Posted by alexkent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 02:37 PM, in Tech News
nuno1959, the short answer is that the iMac... 2,760 Views / 16 Replies  
nuno1959,

the short answer is that the iMac can only run one external display at a time.
as far as i know there is no way to split a digital video cable (hdmi / mdp / dvi) to allow two displays...
Posted by alexkent, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
how are you trying to connect to the server? ... 324 Views / 10 Replies  
how are you trying to connect to the server?
(your sure its not a cabling problem?)

give more details please...
Posted by alexkent, on Jul 4, 2001 at 08:31 AM, in macOS
there is a osx server faq which says: ... 336 Views / 7 Replies  
there is a osx server faq which says:

"Client restrictions apply to simultaneous Apple File Protocol connections only, primarily used by Apple file services, Macintosh Manager, and Netboot. The...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:58 AM, in macOS
help! anyone with experience of server 1.2 289 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there anyone out there who has real experience and knowledge of osx server 1.2 ??
(i'd love to upgrade to 10.0 but we don't have the budget for it right now)
The main thing i haven't figured out...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:20 AM, in macOS
don't know about the 10 user vs. unlimited but... 336 Views / 7 Replies  
don't know about the 10 user vs. unlimited but you can control osx remotely via VNC, check here:
http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/

that has a link to VNC servers and viewers for osx server...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 29, 2001 at 10:55 AM, in macOS
from the apple til: These work: Power Mac... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
from the apple til:

These work:
Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics)
Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics)
Macintosh G4 Server (except Gigabit Ethernet models)
Power Macintosh G3
Macintosh G3 Server
Power...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 12, 2001 at 09:18 PM, in macOS
server 1.2 - how to update webserver? 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Can anybody point me to some good pages giving instructions for updating and installing/compiling parts of the webserver for osx server 1.2 ?
I want: (latest versions of)
Apache
MySQL
PHP

I...
Posted by alexkent, on Jun 12, 2001 at 08:33 PM, in macOS
until the most recent revision (eg; the 5 slot... 473 Views / 7 Replies  
until the most recent revision (eg; the 5 slot motherboard) the g4 tower case was exactly the same as the BW G3 tower case except for the colours of the panels.
so yeah it could be done the easiest...
Posted by alexkent, on Apr 18, 2001 at 06:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
until the most recent revision (eg; the 5 slot... 391 Views / 5 Replies  
until the most recent revision (eg; the 5 slot motherboard) the g4 tower case was exactly the same as the BW G3 tower case except for the colours of the panels.
so yeah it could be done the easiest...
Posted by alexkent, on Apr 18, 2001 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
the memory the macOS uses, does go up... 740 Views / 42 Replies  
the memory the macOS uses, does go up proportionaly with available ram, things like disk cache go up the more memory you have installed.

am i the only one to notice this or has 9.1 taken away the...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 23, 2001 at 01:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
yeah, i tried rebuilding the index's and... 298 Views / 3 Replies  
yeah, i tried rebuilding the index's and conpressing and stuff by starting OE holding option/alt (not booting! i understood what you meant) but it didn't help; as soon as it finished compressing it...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 20, 2001 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
outlook express identities too large too load 298 Views / 3 Replies  
help!

outlook express just stopped working on me. it crashes everytime with type 3 errors.
the only way i can make it run is to remove my identity folder from the OE5.02 folder, then it works,...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 20, 2001 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
ok, well i knew this post woud get a few people... 453 Views / 12 Replies  
ok, well i knew this post woud get a few people going. surely thats the point of a discussion though? if i just said something everyone agreed one. Maybe i was a little over the top in places.
...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 9, 2001 at 10:16 PM, in macOS
ok, i've got a use for .ds_store (its kinda... 490 Views / 16 Replies  
ok, i've got a use for .ds_store
(its kinda lame but...)

you know magazine cover cd's that have images made of many icons in the finder window?? well, if the icon data was stored in a local user...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 4, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
OSX is the end of the Mac. 453 Views / 12 Replies  
Well it is, lets face it.

I don't mean to be alarmist or want to get loads of flames, because i think osX is really really good, and hopefully will do great and make all out machines faster + more...
Posted by alexkent, on Jan 4, 2001 at 08:42 PM, in macOS
mitchell_pgh. yeah, apple did screw everyone with... 564 Views / 29 Replies  
mitchell_pgh. yeah, apple did screw everyone with the g3 vs. legacy hardward malarky. but on the otherhand they have been spending the last 3 years designing + building UMA motherboards to simplify...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 31, 2000 at 04:59 PM, in macOS
even if they did port it easy or not, and they... 564 Views / 29 Replies  
even if they did port it easy or not, and they programmed the 10,000+ device drivers so you could run all the legacy pc crap (don't slag me for hating pc's, i have plenty, i just prefer my mac)....
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 28, 2000 at 09:12 AM, in macOS
even if osX does ship at mwsf (which i seriously... 312 Views / 8 Replies  
even if osX does ship at mwsf (which i seriously doubt) it won't be bundled with any machines for another 6 months.
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 16, 2000 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
osx on intel is part of the public beta ?? 321 Views / 17 Replies  
after reading about this on macuarium.com i had a look myself, see this grab:
http://homepage.mac.com/alexkent/osxintelgrab.gif

Look for the line that says "(intel computers only)".
...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 7, 2000 at 02:33 PM, in macOS
nope. no epson inkjets printers work in osxpb. ... 258 Views / 2 Replies  
nope. no epson inkjets printers work in osxpb.

this is because osx only has postscript printer drivers built-in.
there are no drivers for bitmap printers for osxpb, these have to be supplied by...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 7, 2000 at 02:25 PM, in macOS
thanks for clearing that up. i was getting so... 317 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for clearing that up.
i was getting so annoyed about everybody bitching about how apple should start using amd/intel just to get more speed and 'hey, osx is cross platform anyways, they would...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 7, 2000 at 02:15 PM, in macOS
thanks for clearing that up. i was getting so... 317 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for clearing that up.
i was getting so annoyed about everybody bitching about how apple should start using amd/intel just to get more speed and 'hey, osx is cross platform anyways, they would...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 7, 2000 at 02:13 PM, in macOS
thanks for clearing that up. i was getting so... 317 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for clearing that up.
i was getting so annoyed about everybody bitching about how apple should start using amd/intel just to get more speed and 'hey, osx is cross platform anyways, they would...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 7, 2000 at 02:01 PM, in macOS
i think your all looking at the subject from a... 360 Views / 16 Replies  
i think your all looking at the subject from a little bit too close.
things like tweaking the gui so everyone is happy, shouldn't really be apple's priority.
IMHO must haves:

Hardware Support !...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 6, 2000 at 07:22 PM, in macOS
Cross platform confusion. 317 Views / 7 Replies  
ok, with all this talk about osX on intel and so on, i'd like to check a few facts about the cross platforming osX.

I am under the impression that porting osX to run on Intel chips would not only...
Posted by alexkent, on Dec 6, 2000 at 06:58 PM, in macOS
 
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